How to Manually Back up a WordPress Hosting Website

Automated backups are available in your Vodien WordPress hosting but are not downloadable. The backups generated are also from random dates and cannot be configured to your preferred dateHowever, manually downloading a website backup is possible by following the steps below. 

Downloading of Website Files  

Step 1. Access your WordPress Hosting files.  

Step 2. Under Local Site, usually found on the left window pane of your FTP client, choose the destination folder where you want the backup to be saved.  

Step 3. Under Remote Site, usually found on the right window pane of your FTP client, right-click on the folder that has the WordPress hosting SSH/SFTP username as the file name. This folder contains all your website files and folders.  

Step 4. Click the Download option from the drop-down.  

Downloading From FileZilla

Step 5. Wait for the download to finish. The download progress can be viewed on the FTP client.  

FileZilla Progress Bar

Exporting of Database via PhpMyAdmin 

Step 1. Access WordPress hosting database.  

Step 2. Follow steps 3, 4, 5, and 6 here to see how to export a database from phpMyAdmin.  

The backup can be stored on your local computer or device for keeping or for future use.  

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